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Centre Pompidou Appoints Jean-Pierre Criqui Curator

The Centre Pomidou in Paris has announced that Jean-Pierre Criqui has been appointed a curator of contemporary art.

An art historian and critic, Criqui has served as editor-in-chief of the institution’s Les Cahiers du Musée national d’art moderne since 1994. Previously, he worked as a contemporary art advisor for the Ministry of Culture as well as an independent curator. In 2010, Criqui began organizing talks and lectures at the Centre Pompidou. He has written essays on artists such as Katharina Fritsch, Bernard Frize, Gabriel Orozco, Allen Ruppersberg, and Ken Price and in 2014 he edited a collection of artist statements and conversations with artist Christian Marclay for On&By Christian Marclay.